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A MELTING SNOWBALL

Contest Judged:  4/17/2018 8:17:00 AM
Sponsored by: Line Gauthier | Send Soup Mail
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 PlacePoemTitlePoet
Contest Winner Medal 1 A MELTING SNOWBALL Perfect Night Eve Roper
Contest Winner Medal 1 Mingled Rhythms Sandra Haight
Contest Winner Medal 2 Rainbow Music Subimal Sinha-Roy
Contest Winner Medal 2 A MELTING SNOWBALL JAN ALLISON
Contest Winner Medal 2 I Like Your Style Larry Bradfield
Contest Winner Medal 2 A Rhapsody Of Sweet Tunes Emile Pinet
Contest Winner Medal 2 Rainbow Blind CayCay Jennings
Contest Winner Medal 2 Love Rises Up in Smoke Laura Loo
Contest Winner Medal 2 Yoga and a Swim Victor Buhagiar
Contest Winner Medal 3 Filigree Snowflakes Fall Broken Wings- Dear Heart
Contest Winner Medal 3 OLD AGE MELTING AWAY nette onclaud
Contest Winner Medal 3 Perfect Summer Surprise for My Big Sister Michael Vacek
Contest Winner Medal 3 A Melted Snowball Andrea Dietrich
Contest Winner Medal 3 Fun Fruit Gregory R Barden
Contest Winner Medal 3 Dismay Randy Steele
Contest Winner Medal 3 Winter Guard En Garde Reason A. Poteet
Contest Winner Medal 3 Snowball Thaws John Anderson
Contest Winner Medal 3 MELTING SNOWBALL: WARS HOLD Kim Rodrigues
Contest Winner Medal 3 - When The Snow Melts - Sunshine Smile
Contest Winner Medal 3 COMTAMINATION Mick Talbot
Contest Winner Medal 3 Dreams Michelle Faulkner
Contest Winner Medal 3 Snowballs Melting Fast Kai Michael Neumann
Honorable Mention Runoff Jerry Hackett
Honorable Mention HONEY BUN JEAN MURRAY
Honorable Mention MOUNTAIN Anisha Dutta
Honorable Mention NAKED Natasha Turner

Contest Description

What to Submit?

1 original, poem on ANY theme WHATSOEVER. ONLY THIS FORM IS ACCEPTABLE:  MELTING SNOWBALL AS PER DEFINITION:  A technique of steadily DECREASING the number of letters or syllables per word or line, or the number of words per line, is known by the Oulipo as a MELTING SNOWBALL. 

YOU DECIDE ON THE NUMBER OF LINES

NO NAMES PLEASE
​CAREFUL WITH SPELLING

Prizes

First Prize, Glory
Second Prize, Glory
Third Prize, Glory
Twelve Honorable Mentions

Preparing Your Entry

Submit one copy of your poem online. Format your poem. Please make your entry easy to read — no illustrations or fancy fonts. 

English Language

Poems should be in English. Poems translated from other languages are not eligible, unless you wrote both the original poem and the translation.

A Note to Poetry Contestants

You are welcome to enter this contest, whether or not you won a prize in one of my previous contests.